• How Did I Manage My Money at Uni?

    In March I did a similar post, however that was about tips on how to save money, not how to manage it. This blog will focus on how to make the most of every penny. I used a spreadsheet… for four weeks… I’m not opening strong here. I spent a lot of time colour-coding a […]

  • Budgeting as a Student

    Before coming to University, there’s a good chance you’ve heard students talking about how little money they have. No matter how generous your student loan can be, it can be easy to spend too much and be left with pennies. However, there are plenty of small changes you can make to stop yourself going into […]

  • Ways to Save Money on Campus (Part 1)

    The student budget is an old cliche for a reason – pretty much every student is on a tight budget! Even if you’re not on the classic student budget, you’re probably still up for a freebie or a bargain if there’s one going. Well, you’re in luck. Now that I’m in my second year and […]

  • Five Top Tips for Completing Your Student Finance Application

    Hi everyone, since Student Finance has opened, I thought I would use this blog to provide five top tips for completing your application!  1. You don’t need an offer to apply If you are still waiting for offers, no problem, you can still apply! Complete your application using your first preferred university and course, and […]

  • Food Shop – Budgeting Your Money

    For a lot of people, one of the biggest worries about coming to uni is money. Will I have enough of it? What happens if I spend too much in freshers week? How does paying for my accommodation work? All of these are things I worried about before arriving at Edge Hill, so I’m here […]

  • Applicant Visit Days Ahoy!

    With the beginning of February comes the Applicant Visit Days, typically held between now and March/April, non-interviewing applicants will soon receive notice of these wonderful days – maybe you already have! Although I personally did not attend an applicant visit day for Biology, I have worked for the Biology Department as an Applicant Visit Day […]

  • Student Finance and the Money Advice Team

    With Student Finance applications opening soon, money may be on the mind. Edge Hill University does a lot to help ease money woes and provides numerous services and opportunities. On such resource is the Money Matters website, which has useful information on loans (which I have briefly detailed below), grants, bursaries, scholarships, and more! There […]

  • My A-Z of Edge Hill University

    A – Art’s Centre: The Art’s Centre hosts a wide range of entertainment available for anyone – film, theatre, and music. Currently, students can get a free membership that comes with a few free tickets. B – Biosciences: Obviously the greatest department around, is the department of biology. The building is filled with great equipment […]

  • Money Makes the World Go ‘Round: Budgeting for Students

    Financial troubles are one of the biggest causes of stress for students and it’s not surprising. Since a lot of students go from living with their parents, not having to pay for much, to fending for themselves and probably having a lot less money than they are used to, they find it a struggle to […]

  • Biological Applicant Day

    Biological Applicant Day

    From February to April 1st, applicant days are occurring here at EHU and you may be wondering what it’s like and how it will benefit you. Since Edge Hill University is so far away from my hometown, I could only make it to an Open Day, and not the applicant day (plus, I was already […]